United States History
More books about American history can be found on the fourth floor, in sections
E and F.
Journal Articles Academic Search Premier
This multidisciplinary database is a great place to start a search on any history
topic, from the Neolithic to yesterday's news.
America: History and Life
This database specializes in American history from colonial times to the present.Historical Abstracts
This database contains articles on world history from the fifteenth century (1400s)
to the present.
This journal archive contains thousands of articles on political and social history
from ancient times to the present.
This journal archive also contains world and American history articles, with an emphasis
on American history.
Religion and Philosophy Collection
This database can be used to locate articles on theology, doctrine, religious history,
philosophic schools of thought, and more.
Utah Historical Quarterly Table of Contents and Index
The Utah Historical Quarterly regularly publishes articles on all topics in Utah history.
Web ResourcesAmerican Memory
Huge collection of historical texts and images from the National Digital Library Project
of the Library of Congress. Includes array of primary and archival documents, photographs,
This Library of Congress project provides access to dozens of American newspapers
from 1860 to 1922. Their sophisticated searching allows you to find articles by keyword.
Chronology of United States Historical Documents
Presents a documentary history of the U.S. from the Magna Carta to President Clinton's
1997 State of the Union Address. Variety of full-text documents for various periods
and subjects in U.S. history
This collection of United States statistics is supplied by more than 100 agencies
of the federal government.
Founders Early Access
This site offers access to the writings by George Washington, John Adams, James Madison,
and more. These documents are still being edited, but they provide a rare glimpse
into the lives and opinions of the founders.
Historical Census Browser
Created by the University of Virginia, this site offers quick access to information
on demographics, education levels, ethnicity, immigration, and other topics from the
US Census between 1790 and 1960. It does not include individual information such as
names and dates of birth.
The History Net.com
Maintained by the National Historical Society, this site provides a variety of history-related
links, including archives, upcoming historical events and exhibits, multi-media and
book reviews, and best of all, the capability to do keyword searches in selected electronic
journals, some in full-text.
In the First Person
This database contains thousands of oral histories.Jesuit Relations
This unique site contains a translation of the The Jesuit Relations and Allied Documents, which documents relations between Jesuits and Native Americans from 1610 to 1791.
Military History Encyclopedia on the Web
Written and maintained by a trio of British military historians, this site offers
definitions and biographies, as well as articles on weaponry, battles, and wars.
Open Collections Program
The Harvard University Library has created a number of digital collections that share
their historic book and image collections. This project allows scholars to see and
use original manuscripts and images online. Current collections include Islamic heritage,
epidemics, immigration, and many more.
Royal Society Journal Archive
The Royal Society offers full text access to their papers published between 1665 and
1940. Their journal archive can be used to search for and view original articles by
Robert Boyle, Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin, Benjamin Franklin, and many others.
This site contains a wealth of statistical, legal, and historical information from
around the world.
War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate
This is the digital version of The War of the Rebellion, a collection of records about the Civil War. This book can be used to find out what
happened on each day of the Civil War, with links to reproductions of relevant letters,
orders, and other documents.
This database can be used not only to locate more books on a topic, but also archival
material from libraries around the world.
American West/Utah Web ResourcesCenter of the American West
The Center of the American West, at the University of Colorado at Boulder, is one
of the region's most creative and innovative organizations in identifying and addressing
such crucial issues as multiculturalism, community building, fire policy, and land,
water, and energy use.
Mountain West Digital Library
The Mountain West Digital Library is a consortium of digital collections from universities,
colleges, public libraries, museums, and historical societies in Utah and Nevada.
National Women's History Museum
This site offers a number of educational resources about American women for a general
audience. Exhibits, which include biographies and images, often highlight lesser known
issues or individuals.
Trails of Hope: Overland Diaries and Letters, 1846-1869
Trails of Hope: Overland Diaries and Letters, 1846-1869 is a digital collection of the original writings of 49 voyagers on the Mormon, California,
Oregon, and Montana trails who wrote while traveling on the trail.
Utah Collections Multimedia Encyclopedia
The Utah Collections Multimedia Encyclopedia is a continuing series of CD-ROM volumes
as well as an ever-expanding web site whose contributors include many institutions,
organizations and agencies throughout Utah
Utah History Encyclopedia
The first complete history of Utah in encyclopedia form, now available online, consisting
of 575 articles and over 200 historic photographs
Utah State History
Links to the Division of State History, the Utah Historical Society, the Utah State
Archives, and information about the many programs they sponsor and host.